Browsing Category Mythology, festivals and Gods

Happy New Year!

The first Holy festival which marks the beginning of the New Year, new month and new day for the Hindus falls on Chaitra Shukla Pratipada. It is known as Gudhi Padwa (in Maharashtra), Ugadi (in Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh)….

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Life 8

A Rakshasa Gana person may always be a fallen Manusya from previous life time. He can always straight go to Deva gana by self realisation. At the same time, in the regular progression of life a person…

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Life 5

Now that we know that we have descended from animals and not just apes 🙂 you will definately have curoisity as to which animal is your forefather. So know that you have have incarnated from one of…

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Rudram Namakam and Chamakam

The Shri Rudram (Sanskrit श्री रुद्रम्), to which the Chamakam (चमकम्) is added by scriptural tradition, is a Hindu stotra dedicated to Rudra (an epithet of Shiva), taken from the Yajurveda (TS 4.5, 4.7).[1][2] Shri…

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Ganesh Chaturthi

  Gajananam Bhoota Ganadi Sevitam, Kapittha Jambu phalasara bhakshitam Umasutam Shoka Vinasha karanam Namami Vighneswara pada pankajam”   Lord Ganesha Mantra Translation & Meaning   “Oh Elephant-faced, worshiped by the existing beings, of all living…

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Shravan month

During the month of Shravan, people avoid eating non-vegetarian food, while others eat one meal a day and refrain from eating onion and garlic. Many eat food devoid of salt. Some fast the entire month, eating fruits,…

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Shaligrams

I am happy to see that there are several who would like to know how to make their dieties give blessings to them. In Shaligrams usually you will find Saw tooth edges and as they circle the…

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